Formed ceramics development has grown out of a long history of the use of ceramic materials, which have been used in industry for an extremely long time. Early man first developed the use of clay based ceramics to facilitate the production of metal tools alongside Chinese production of fine pottery.
Fast forward to today and ceramic materials remain one of the most important materials used world- wide. Without industrial ceramics we would have no metal production, no mass produced fabrics, no petrochemical industry, no electricity supply, and no advanced electronics. A different world to the one we all know.
To many businesses, purchasing ceramic tubes can be a difficult task. However, this can be made very simple if the exact material and size of the ceramic tube are known. If this however is not readily available, the more information the supplier receives then they stand a much better chance of meeting the requirements set. As with all applications involving ceramics, the selection process for the material and production method is critical if you are to achieve the most cost effective solution. If you know the exact material and size then this is easy – if not then, here is some information you need to give your supplier to make sure you will get a tube that meets your requirement.